The Christmas Cake Chateau is a 33,000 word, light–hearted romance set in Scotland. The paperback version contains 11 floral–themed colouring pages at the end of the book. De-ann Black is the author and illustrator.
Lucy is a colouring book artist who goes to a beautiful little cottage on the estate of a magnificent chateau in Scotland to get away from the city to finish her latest book, but there is filming going on at the chateau and this messes up her plans for a quiet working holiday.
Struan is the handsome owner of the hotel, known as the Christmas Cake Chateau, and involves Lucy in the light–hearted chaos. Lucy just wants to work on her floral illustrations for the book, but Struan and others become a tempting distraction.
Other Romance Books by De-ann Black include:
Cottages, Cakes & Crafts series:
Book 1 – The Flower Hunter’s Cottage
Book 2 – The Sewing Bee by the Sea
Book 3 – The Beemaster’s Cottage
The Sewing, Knitting & Baking series:
Book 1 – The Tea Shop
Book 2 – The Sewing Bee & Afternoon Tea
Book 3 – The Christmas Knitting Bee
Book 4 – Champagne Chic Lemonade Money
Book 5 – The Vintage Sewing & Knitting Bee
The Tea Shop & Tearoom series:
Book 1 – The Christmas Tea Shop & Bakery
Book 2 – The Christmas Chocolatier
Book 3 – The Chocolate Cake Shop in New York at Christmas
Book 4 – The Bakery by the Seaside
Book 5 – Shed in the City
The Tea Dress Shop series:
Book 1 – The Tea Dress Shop At Christmas
Book 2 – The Fairytale Tea Dress Shop In Edinburgh
Book 3 – The Vintage Tea Dress Shop In Summer
The Bitch-Proof Suit – set in Dublin and New York
Oops! I’m the Paparazzi – set in New York
The Cure For Love – set in London and Cornwall
About the Author:
De-ann Black is a bestselling author, scriptwriter and former newspaper journalist. She has over 50 books published. Romance, crime thrillers, espionage novels, action adventure. And children’s books (non-fiction rocket science books and children’s fiction).
She previously worked as a full-time newspaper journalist for several years. She had her own weekly columns in the press. This included being a motoring correspondent where she got to test drive cars every week for the press for three years.
Before being asked to work for the press, De-ann worked in magazine editorial writing everything from fashion features to social news. She was the marketing editor of a glossy magazine. She is also a professional artist and illustrator. Fabric design, dressmaking, sewing, knitting and fashion are part of her work.
Additionally, De-ann has always been interested in fitness, and was a fitness and bodybuilding champion, 100 metre runner and mountaineer. As a former N.A.B.B.A. Miss Scotland, she had a weekly fitness show on the radio that ran for over three years.
De-ann trained in Shukokai karate, boxing, kickboxing, Dayan Qigong and Jiu Jitsu. She is currently based in Scotland.
Her colouring books are available in paperback. Find out more at: www.de-annblack.com